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Term: 3rd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Anna Orlova
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:

Students learn the health information technology (HIT) standards critical to the successful implementation of local, regional, national and international health information systems. Target competencies are to specify user (clinicians, public health professionals) needs for an information system that will supports data collection and exchanges in the process of solving a public health problem; identify HIT standards for such information system; and learn about user role in a national HIT standardization process.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
To Discuss health information exchanges (HIEs) between clinical and public/population health data systems
Discuss the main categories of HIT standards
Discuss the standardization process
participate in the design of information systems in public health or clinical settings

Methods of Assessment: Student Evaluation is based on responses to the discussions questions, online presentation and final assignment
Location: Internet
Enrollment Minimum: 15
Instructor Consent: No consent required

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses. Introduction to On-line learning and 315.707.81 or 309.631.81

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Jointly Offered With:
  • ME
Special Comments: This is the same course as SOM 600.904